Presentation on theme: "ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT"— Presentation transcript:
1 ASSESSING HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ALIGNMENT Herb Heneman & Tony MilanowskiUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
2 Session Overview Strategic Human Resource Management (HRM) Performance CompetenciesAlignment Assessment Process OverviewAlignment Assessment Exercise
3 Strategic HRM ViewIn the private & public sectors, HRM has been under pressure to contribute to organizational performanceImproving transactional efficiencyReducing costs of HR processesOutsourcing HR functionsDeveloping more supportive relationships with line managersDeveloping HRM practices that impact performance
4 Performance Impact of HRM Practices District Goals &StrategyPerformanceCompetenciesHRM PracticesAcquireDevelopMotivateRetain
5 Performance Competencies The leverage point for the impact of HRM practices on organizational performanceWhat is a competency?A statement of a knowledge, ability, or behavior that contributes to effectivenessExamples for Teachers:Knows studentsEstablishes a classroom culture for learningUses discussion techniques that engage studentsCommunicates with families
6 Teacher Performance Competency Model Identifies domain of desired teacher performance competenciesExample: Framework for TeachingSee handout
7 HR Practices for Teachers RecruitmentSelectionInductionMentoringProfessional DevelopmentPerformance ManagementCompensation
8 Horizontal & Vertical Alignment Vertical Alignment: the degree to which the content of an HRM practice focuses on, embeds, and communicates the desired performance competenciesExample: Is the degree to which job applicants possess the competencies assessed in the teacher selection (hiring) process?Horizontal Alignment: the degree to which HRM practices are mutually supportive and reinforcingExample: Do professional development programs provide opportunities to develop the competencies assessed in the performance evaluation system?
9 Human Resource Alignment Assessment A systematic process for determining the degree of alignment of HRM practices with performance competenciesWe will focus on vertical alignment of HRM practices for teachersHRM Practice Content < - - > Teacher CompetenciesHR Alignment Scores
11 HRA Assessment Exercise Your teacher performance competency modelHRA assessment for HR practice areasHRA scoresDiscussion of process & results
12 DiscussionScores from districtsInsights about HR practicesDifficulties encountered
13 Readiness for HRA Assessment Will district stakeholders support redesigning the HRM system to impact performance?Do you have a competency model?Are you willing to examine HRA & make changes?Do you have staff with the ability & motivation to do the assessment, then design & implement changes?